12 Sep Music and Health
ABSTRACT: This article explores the profound connection between music and human health indicating that music broadly enhances health and perfomance. It highlights the universal presence of music and its impact on our well-being. The neurobiology of music is discussed, emphasizing how the brain processes and interprets musical elements. The effects of music on cognitive function, stress reduction, mood, and movement are examined. Additionally, the challenges faced by musicians, such as overuse injuries and specific ailments, are acknowledged. Overall, music holds promise as a therapeutic tool with wide-ranging benefits for our health.
AUTHOR SUMMARY: Harvard Health Publishing: Harvard Medical School (no specific author noted)